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Dec 2, 2011 4:00am EST
"marketplace middle east," sanctions on syria, the arab league votes to impose sanctions on syria while neighboring lebanon takes a step back. we speak with the lebanese minister of trade and economy to discuss the impact on his country. >>> and egypt heads to the polls as the country goes to the ballot boxes for the first time since the fall of hosni mubarak. >>> 19 arab league nations voted to impose diplomatic and economic sangs in the government of bashar al assad this week. the sanctions imposed by the arab league banned travel by officials to arab states and freeze their assets in arab states as well. stop league members from doing business with the syrian central bank. it halts trade deals except for strategic products that affect the syrian people, frees syrian government assets and stop financial dealings with the syrian government overall. syrian's foreign minister responded to the arab league sanctions saying they will not have the impact the league intended and said they target ordinary citizens. >> translator: sanctions is a two-way street. what damages us hurts us and will
Dec 31, 2011 1:00am PST
for war and know that death is for movies, you think that death is more dramatic than it is. in syria people die everyday shot in their homes, shot on th street, and killed in detention. people die and the world does not stop. some may mourn, but the world keeps spinning. he died as he lived with the camera in his hand, and like so many of his other videos, this, too, was posted on youtube. that is him in the body bag, and the family and the friends mourning him. in a country where the truth is as ugly as these pictures and silence is enforced under penalty of death. the only answer dangerous as it can obviously be is showing the pictures and breaking the silence and trying to tell the truth. he lived and died trying to do that. he was murdered in a city that the assad regime prolsed to pull the troops out, but instead has put snipers on the rooftops and kept the tanks in the streets. this is how it looked today as seen by one of his fellow journalists and posted on youtube. [ gunshots and yelling ] >> opposition members say at least 35 people lost their lives today in demonstrations
Dec 10, 2011 1:00am PST
. we've seen so many children killed in the last few months in syria. he is not the first and he will not be the last. so many children have been killed in syria, shot by snipers, killed after being arrested by the regime. some have been tortured. so many children have died it risks becoming mundane. a murder that doesn't even make headlines anymore. that should not be. so tonight, we're leading off this broadcast with video of the death of this little boy. now some of you will say we should not show this video. i understand that. it is sickening. it is hard to watch. it is horrific. but we believe what is even more horrific is dying in silence. murder that is then covered up by lies. lies from a dictator who says it isn't happening, a dictator who says we're not pulling the trigger on sniper rifles that kill children. we're not shooting on funerals. he says it's not happening and yet every day, in hundreds of homemade videos, we see it happening. you will see it happening tonight. the little boy's only crime, it seems, was being at home in syria in the middle of a war being waged by
Dec 30, 2011 4:00am EST
. opposition activists in syria say security forces fiertd on protesters in a damascus suburb just as arab league monitors arrived. this video said to have captured that attack. cnn can't verify its authenticity. opposition groups say at least 130 people have been killed since the observers began their mission. >>> 17 human rights groups say they're outraged after police raided their offices in cairo on thursday. egyptian authorities say they're investigating whether the groups are getting illegal foreign funding. u.s. state department official says egypt must stop what it calls harassment. >>> time has run out this year for india's proposed anti-corruption law. parliament's upper house failed to vote on the plan to create a watchdog agency before the winter season expired wednesday. >>> as samoans go to sleep over the next few hours it will still be thursday night there. when they wake up, it'll be saturday. the pacific island nation is skipping right over friday because officials have decided to change time zones. the move will put them on the same schedule asamoah's biggest trading part
Dec 14, 2011 1:00am PST
crackdown in syria. >>> a blistering attack by one iraqi politician against another. in an interview with cnn, deputy prime minister called prime minister nuri al maliki a dictator. it came as u.s. president barack obama noted the end of america's military operations in iraq. almost all u.s. troops will be out of the country by the end of this month. those are the top stories here on cnn. i'm monita rajpal. "world business today" starts right now. >>> hello and a very warm welcome to "world business today." i'm nien sa dos santos at cnn london. >> i'm andrew stevens in hong kong. the top stories this wednesday, december the 14th. olympus narrowly ducks de-listing, but the fallout from a huge accounting cover-up continues. >>> the former editor of a russian magazine tells us how he was sacked for shining a light on election fraud. >>> and google digs deep with an $11 million grant to help fight modern-day slavery. well, olympus has avoided automatic de-listing from the tokyo stock exchange but only by the skin of its teeth. the japanese camera company registered its earnings for the last q
Dec 29, 2011 1:00am PST
inside syria are criticizing the arab league saying the group didn't send enough observers to monitor the country. observers on this video appear to be witnessing heavy arms fire in the city of homs. the men in orange vests are apparently the monitors taking photos in the area. >>> state-run tv in mean marseilles at least 20 people were killed in an ploex and fire. government officials tell the french press agency the blast happened in a compound of warehouses but it was not caused by a bomb. the report says more than 95 people have been injured, many of them firemen. >>> a final tribute to their fallen leader. ♪ north koreans took part in a memorial service for kim jong il who died nearly two weeks ago. they observed three minutes of silence for the former leader and pledged support for the new leader, kim jong-un. >>> what's expected to be a robust debate has began in the indian government over anti-corruption legislation. the bill would give power to create an ombudsman in house. those are the top stories from cnn, the world's news leader. "world business today" starts right now. >>>
Dec 3, 2011 1:00am PST
what police are saying. >>> also the videos syria's foreign minister passed off with a group of terrorist gangs in the country. turns out the footage isn't even in syria. we're keeping them honest. [ electronic beeping ] [ male announcer ] still getting dandruff? neutrogena® t/gel shampoo defeats dandruff after just one use. t/gel shampoo. it works. neutrogena®. >>> "crime and punishment" tonight, authorities in british columbia believe they may have the youngest serial killer in custody, sitting in jail for more than a year with no trial date in sight. for those who grew up with him he's the most unlikely suspect they can imagine. tom foreman has the story. >> reporter: this is a story that begins and ends near what locals call the highway of tears. with a pickup lurching out of a snowy logging road late at night as an officer of the royal canadian mounted police was passing. he pulled the driver over and suspected poaching, but when authorities followed the vehicle's tracks, they found something in the woods no one expected. least of all doug leslie, who was soon at the scen
Dec 9, 2011 4:00am EST
over crude as tension grow over events in iran and syria, we sit down with opec's secretary general to talk about oil over $100 a barrel. >>> plus, investing in kurdis n kurdistan, a look into a small company's grand entry into the region's oil industry. >>> oil prices rose this week as tensions with iran resurfaced following increased pressure by the european union. the latest measures will target 180 individuals and organizations. the european union imports nearly 900,000 barrels of crude mainly to southern europe. they told a newspaper sanctions could push the price of oil over $250 a barrel. iran is a long-serve member of opec and is the second largest producer in organization, exporting more than 2 million barrels a day on production of more than 3.5 million barrels a day. it is likely any sanctions on tehran will cause oil prices to spike. abdalla salemel-badri weighed in. >> if you ask my advice, nobody's asked my advice, but i would say i don't think it is wise to cut that supply to europe. >> one thing that has to be improved is to have a much better dialogue between saudi ara
Dec 15, 2011 4:00am EST
in syria's emerging from soldiers who desserted off being ordered to fire on unarmed protesters. 63 soldiers who fled the country have told human rights watch how they were ordered to kill, torture and loot. the government has continually denied it ordered a crackdown on anti-government protests. >>> in egypt, voters are returning to the polls in round two of parliamentary elections. so far, the islamic parties that took a lead after round one are still ahead. election process has months to go. it's scheduled to wrap up in march. >>> beljan -- belgian police have ruled out terrorism. authorities are puzzled about the reasons for carrying out this gun and grenade attack in downtown. those are the top stories from cnn, the world news leader. i'm zain vergee. "world business today" starts now. >>> hello and welcome to "world business today," it's thursday, december 15th and i'm nina dos santos at cnn london. >>> and in hong kong, these are the top stories. export angst, disappointing stock day and manufacturing malaise sound alarm bells here in asia. >>> cracks are appearing in the eu'
Dec 27, 2011 1:00am PST
arab league observering prepare to fan out across syria, more disturbing images of violence are being posted on youtube. this video purportedly is from the flash point city at the center of the brutal crackdown by security forces. a member of arab league advance team says damascus has promised complete access to the country. >>> as north korea prepares for the fun ralg of kim jong-il, the country's new leaders consolidate in power as kim jong-un pubically mourned his father, state media referred to him as head of the ruling party. sunday a group of visiting south korean visitors met with the assembly. >>> two swedish journalists have been sentenced to 11 years in prison in ooet yoethiopia. they were found guilty of supporting terrorism. >>> britain's prince philip will leave hospital today. a buckingham palace says the 90-year-old will rejoin the queen and members of the royal family. prince philip spent christmas in hospital following a successful surgery to open a blocked artery in his heart. those are the top stories. i'm zain verjee. "world business today" starts now. >>> go
Dec 8, 2011 4:00am EST
syria. an activist group says troops killed 16 people wednesday. meanwhile, president bashar al assad has commented on the crackdown in his country. in an american interview, he says he never authorized the use of anti-government protesters. many in the west are criticizing his comments. >>> the interior ministry says it uncovered a plot to bring someone into the country. the group allegedly planned to forge travel documents for gadhafi and his family. saeed gadhafi's lawyers deny these allegations. >>> it is the latest conviction under the kingdom's strict laws against defaming the highly revered monarchy. >>> two child trafficking rings in china have been busted by police after a six-month investigation. 178 children were rescued in the nationwide operation and 608 people arrested. chinese police say it is the biggest achievement since the launch of a national campaign against human trafficking. those are the head liens from cnn. i'm monita rajpal. "world business today" starts right now. >>> hello from cnn hong kong, i'm andrew stevens. >> i'm nina dos santos at cnn london. this is
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